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James Russell Peterson

August 31, 1948 - November 30, 2017

Please check back for a link to his video tribute

James Russell Peterson, 69, of Logansport, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017, in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.

Born August 31, 1948, in Lafayette, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell James Peterson.

He was married to Marcia (Purdue) Peterson who preceded him in death.

James was a Veteran of the United States Army.  He had worked at the Logansport State Hospital. 

Surviving are son, Dustin (Cora) Peterson and daughter, Lisa Peterson, of Logansport; and four grandchildren: Mariah  and Shyan Shanabarger, and Madeleine and Austin Peterson.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his wife’s parents, Donald and Eleanor Purdue.



Funeral Information

A memorial service celebrating the life of James Peterson will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4 in Fisher Funeral Chapel with Pastor Beth Ann Cook officiating.

Military honors will be accorded by the Cass County Honor Guard.

Friends will be received from 4 to 6 prior to the service on Monday.

You may share condolences and view his tribute video online at


Donations Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to assist the family during this difficult time or by clicking on his Fund the Funeral page to make an automatic donation.

Donations Link:

James' Funeral Fund


Visitation:  Map to funeral home

James Russell Peterson


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